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Runs fine, I'm just having issues with the displayport (displayport to hdmi cable) and my tv. Ugh. VGA works fine though...
I just noticed, you have an MSI board with no cooling on the VRMs, you should get some sinks on those.
MSI boards are known to blow, so you should be careful with overclocking that board.
post #2842 of 15204
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Yes, that is exactly what I used and I used about 3 of them just to cut out that little area.
I did alot of modding in my phantom build. I did all of my panel mods with a jigsaw using a 18tooth per inch blade. all the modding of the top of my case for the 360 rad and the cutting of the upper 5 1/4 bay was done with these reinforced dremel wheels.
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i7-2600k(5ghz) Asus Sabertooth P67 (w/fan in tuf armor) 2x EVGA GTX580 SC SLI CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 
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Asus VG236HE 23" 3d logitech g11 Corsair AX1200 NZXT Phantom black w/orange 
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i was wondering does this case get dirty easily? the white model in particular
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i was wondering does this case get dirty easily? the white model in particular
I have the black/orange model and have to say that the case does attract a quite a bit of dust. the front mesh area does collect dust but seems to stop it very well from entering the case. I wipe this off about once a week. finger prints are also very easily seen due to the high gloss black finish. the included dust filters work very well if used ( I am not currently).
    
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OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G 2.5" 240GB LG 12x Blu ray burner 1x360mm rad loop for the gtx 580's and 1 240mm ... Win7 Ultimate x64 
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Asus VG236HE 23" 3d logitech g11 Corsair AX1200 NZXT Phantom black w/orange 
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i was wondering does this case get dirty easily? the white model in particular
The black model is the one that gets dirty. The gloss attracts fingerprints and dust, the white does not seem to be anywhere near as bad and from what I have seen and heard does not yellow.
post #2846 of 15204
ive had mine for some time and it stays clean.. once every month I clean the dust filters out.
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post #2847 of 15204
The black isn't as fingerprint prone as most glossy material. I touch mine all the time. Maybe its because I don't have greasy hands. If it does get dirty though, I just get a slightly wet rag and clean it over.
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post #2848 of 15204
yea the fingerprints are pretty hidden, you have to look hard to find them.
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post #2849 of 15204
I painted mine mat so it wouldnt shot fingerprints and dust...
post #2850 of 15204
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Are you kidding me? 284 pages for a case?
Yea, crazy I isn't?

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My only complaint is the cheap fan connectors. The pins are not secure and move around easily, I accidentally fried one control switch when I tried to plug it back in with the computer on so I could put the side panel back on.
lol. Operator error, not the case. Never plug or unplug any component while the pc is on. In fact, the PSU should be switched off and discharged as well before doing anything in the PC. That was a noob move, but now ya know.

How do the fan cables move around by themselves? Is it from stretching them when you move the door or connecting the fans? I had to use a fan extension cable on a few of the fans I added - 11 fans altogether . You can also secure them as maxyme said with tape (electrical) or by using wire ties to secure them to all the little loops and holes the case has available.

Add a pic of your phantom and join the club!
Edited by SandShark - 5/25/11 at 6:10pm
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